Barcelona is among the best known city branding examples and often used as case study for the rebranding of a city. Learn about how the Catalan capital and Spain‘s second largest city approaches brand positioning and how its image and reputation have changed over time.
José Fernández-Cavia on Digital Media, Place Brand and Destination Branding
José Fernández-Cavia, Head of the Department of Communication at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, discusses digital media and destination branding research.
Not Just About Money: How Cities Become Leaders in Talent Attraction
Svetlana Masjutina shares her thoughts and provides examples of how cities can become leaders in talent attraction and retention, especially catering to the needs of the millennial workforce. Case studies include Houston, Nashville, Montreal.
Jordi Xifra on Place Reputation, Public Diplomacy and Catalonia
Professor Jordi Xifra of Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, on place reputation, public relations research, nation building and the case of Catalonia.
Branding a Stateless Nation: Public Diplomacy Strategy of Catalonia
How to represent and promote a stateless nation internationally? Case study on nation branding, cultural and public diplomacy strategy of Catalonia (Spain).
Juan Carlos Belloso on City Branding and the Case of Barcelona
Juan Carlos Belloso discusses city branding, Brand Barcelona and why good leadership is crucial for place branding success.